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Megan Rehberg '06

Megan Rehberg

A love of singing initially led Megan Rehberg '06 to Knox. Now she credits her alma mater with putting her on a rewarding career path and is giving back with a gift in her estate plan. Read More

Robert 'Bob' '66 and Carol Romsa Parke '67

Robert and Carol Romsa Parke

The Parkes are passionate about students developing a moral center to guide them throughout their lives. They established a fund to support ethics curricula and programs at Knox, and a gift in their estate plan will ensure that fund makes an impact for years to come. Read More

Mary Lu Hudson Aft '60 and Dick Aft '60

Mary Lu Hudson Aft and Dick Aft

“If it hadn't been for the investment that others made in our education, we couldn't be pictured here. Now, it's our turn. Knox has been an important part of our lives since our first date in early 1958." Read More

Robert Hilton Russell '49

Robert Hilton Russell

Robert Hilton Russell ’49, who earned a Ph.D. from Harvard and taught Spanish at Dartmouth for 46 years, decided to establish a charitable gift annuity with Knox College in gratitude for the rigor and flexibility of his undergraduate education. Read More

Jeremiah Galvan Smithwick '34

Jeremiah Galvan Smithwick

Though Lee Smithwick was never a student at Knox, she learned to love Knox through her husband, Jeremiah Galvan Smithwick ’34. Read More

Walter North

Walter North

Walter North was no stranger to the financial burden of higher education. In addition to teaching sociology at Knox College for nearly 40 years, he served as the first director of financial aid at Knox for 30 years. Read More

Smith Brand '60

Smith Brand

Smith V. Brand gave to Knox every single year following his 1960 graduation, and when he died in 2010 he left a significant bequest for a scholarship in his name. His commitment to Knox spread in turn to his life partner, Alexander P. Misheff, who, when he died in 2012, left a bequest establishing an endowed chair in theatre arts in Brand’s name. Read More